The Magic of Salt Dough Ornaments

I’m part of the International Moms Club in my area and we plan various fundraisers, play dates and get-togethers that both moms and kids can enjoy. This holiday season, some of the moms organized and hosted a salt dough ornament making party, a simple and natural way to make ornaments and decorations. The kids rolled […]

Sweet Potato with Toasted Marshmallow Puree

The holidays always sneak up on me. How about you? One of the many things I love about the holidays is how family comes together for bonding time. The house is full of cousins, friends, distant relatives, you name it. The chatter of everyone’s catching up, the screaming of my little 16-month old playing with […]

DIY Wizard Costume for Your Little One

This year, I didn’t want to spend a lot on a halloween costume and wasn’t going to have a ton of time to work on one, so I repurposed some awesome household items into the perfect costume! After much deliberation, my son finally decided on being a wizard (after changing his mind countless times). I racked my […]

The Horse on the Ledge

Now that school has started up and the fall season is upon us, I’m starting to get my annual panicky feeling. Despite the fact that fall is my favorite season, this feeling arrives at the same time every year. Maybe it’s all the change I see in the world around me as the leaves turn colors […]

When I Grow Up…

When it was my turn to stand up in 3rd grade and tell the class what I wanted to be when I grew up, I wanted to say, “A writer.” But then Irenna Lawrence said, “Ichthyologist.” I was dumbfounded. That sounded very important with a lot of syllables. It occurred to me I should consider […]